When do orpingtons start to lay?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chickengirl1304, Mar 14, 2013.

  1. Chickengirl1304

    Chickengirl1304 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jubilees and gold laced orpingtons?
     
  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I'm guessing anywhere from 18wks-30wks
     
  3. Niki the chicky

    Niki the chicky Out Of The Brooder

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    hi I just ordered my first flock of Buff Orbingtons and they'll arrive soon and you all seem like chicken experts!!! So do U have any advice for me?[​IMG]
     
  4. llandry

    llandry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You will get all of the advice you need here on BYC but it may help if you narrow down your questions. Do you mean advice for feeding? Coops? Breeds? In general? When i joined last year when i got my first chickens, i posted lots of questions under the different categories of threads. That way, i got answers from people specifically looking at the questions i posted.

    Narrow down your question and sit back and be prepared to be advised!

    Welcome by the way :)
     
  5. llandry

    llandry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my buff orpington was 23 wks for her first egg.
     
  6. Niki the chicky

    Niki the chicky Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank You!!! [​IMG] I need a bit of advice on raising chicks because I just ordered my first flock of BO (buff orbingtons) and I have every thing prepared for their arrival but need to know how often to feed and water them.
     
  7. llandry

    llandry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good place to start! Do you have a feeder and waterer specifically for chickens, preferably babies? If not, i'd get one. Just leave the food and water available to them all of the time and you will be able to gauge how much they are eating and drinking by how often you have to refill the containers. I change the water daily because they tend to pooh in it. If they get pooh in their food or if the food gets wet, change it also.
     

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